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DeMar DeRozan and Pascal Siakam talk Toronto Raptors championship and more on Instagram Live

We're back to cover another Instagram Live topic.

NBA players have been letting fans into their daily lives while looking to pass the time during the league's hiatus. Most recently, former Toronto Raptor DeMar DeRozan and All-Star forward Pascal Siakam joined forces to have a back-and-forth conversation for their followers.

Siakam mentioned DeRozan's recent comments about Kyle Lowry being the greatest Raptor of all-time, agreeing in full with his former teammate.

"I agree," Siakam told DeRozan. "First of all, y'all put everything out (for us). Everything y'all did for Toronto, and then him winning a championship."

But DeRozan spun it right back to the Raptors current franchise cornerstone, praising Siakam saying he has the potential to be next.

"Now you got the full blueprint bro, to even pass (Lowry)," DeMar told Pascal. And the love didn't stop there.

"I tell everybody, my favourite players that I played with that I've seen grow is definitely (Siakam), Freddy (VanVleet) and Norm (Powell).

"It makes me wish I had (a veteran like that). I wish I could've played with Chris (Bosh) longer. I only played with Chris my rookie year. When he left I was like 'damn man', he was an All-Star, the best player here, I just wanted to learn from him."

DeRozan parlayed the topic into how proud he was of his young guys and former teammates winning the 2019 NBA Finals, even without him on the roster.

"To go from that to being by myself as the young guy having to learn everything on my own from there, to seeing y'all come in and do what y'all did last year. That was the best s-- ever."

He and Siakam spoke about how they kept in close contact all throughout the season, with DeMar often being the first person to text the Raptors' players and congratulate them when something happened - including winning the championship.

"It's always love," DeRozan told Siakam.

You can watch the full Instagram Live video below.

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